Christmas Record Collection

Every year on Black Friday, I start getting really excited about Christmas, but I refuse to go to any big box stores to participate in the commercial extravaganza. Instead, in what seems to be becoming a “day after Thanksgiving” tradition for me and my girls, I stopped by one of my favorite secondhand stores, TheContinue reading “Christmas Record Collection”

Arthur Conan Doyle Supernatural Stories

I am so excited to have begun reading one of the fun books I bought at Borderlands Books during my recent trip to San Francisco. I just finished the first story after reading the intro by EF Bleiler, both of which have made me feel like I got my $5.50’s worth – so far.  I’m planning toContinue reading “Arthur Conan Doyle Supernatural Stories”

The Jack Benny Program

I am a huge fan of the Radio Classics channel on Sirius XM.  I listen to it almost every day on my work commute, and it led me to discover The Jack Benny Program, which has become one of my all-time favorites. I first started listening to classic radio shows on KNX 1070 AM when I was a kid,Continue reading “The Jack Benny Program”

Elliott Smith favorites

I don’t listen to Elliott Smith that often, because his music is associated with melancholy moods.  But when I do, I continually re-discover the beauty of his singing, playing, and songwriting (both lyrics and melodies).  I’ll probably add to this post periodically (so that it’s a living, breathing thing – rawwr!), but here’s the first in what will beContinue reading “Elliott Smith favorites”

Vintage cameras

I chose my blog’s theme because it matches my collection of vintage cameras! Above is a quick attempt at an iPhone Pano of my collection (which is apparently too wide for a basic shot, but you get the idea). I acquired my collection of 9 vintage cameras from various places, mostly during the early 2000’s from theContinue reading “Vintage cameras”